• EEVblog #945 – Thermal Powered Smartwatches Are GIMMICKS!

    Thermal powered smartwates are nothing more than gimmicks.
    Dave runs the numbers on the Matrix Powerwatch from Indieigogo.
    Also some exercise testing shows up an unusual and undesired effect when using thermoelectric generators on your wrist.

    Thunderf00t’s video HERE
    Bluetooth Power Consumption Application Note HERE
    The Peltier effect TEG used in the experiment HERE
    The Wurth Energy Harvesting Kit HERE
    Forum HERE

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